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Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

Two-time Emmy Award winner PATRICIA CLARKSON has been named the 2007 celebrity monarch for the Krewe Of Orpheus parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. A celebrity is chosen each year to lead the parade - founded...

Brown's Widow Seeks Sanctuary With Tommy Lee's Sister

JAMES BROWN's widow has called on the sister of rocker TOMMY LEE to help her get back on her feet after the death of the soul legend. Grieving TOMI RAE HYNIE has been living with...

Brown's Widow Angry About Family's Burial Plans

JAMES BROWN's angry widow has blasted the soul legend's children for allegedly digging up her husband's body after burying him without including her. TOMI RAE HYNIE has fallen out with Brown's kids as they challenge...

Brown's Widow Blasts Reports She No Longer Loved Soul Star

The widow of late soul legend JAMES BROWN has blasted reports she and her husband were bitter enemies in the weeks leading up to his death - declaring they were just "passionate." TOMI RAE HYNIE...

The Things They Say 3707

"We knew he wasn't going to go to the beach because that would mess his hair up and he was not going to have that." JAMES BROWN's daughter DEANNA jokes about her workaholic father's inability...

Brown's Kids Pull Out Of Chat Show Over Widow's Interview

JAMES BROWN's grown-up children refused to be part of a TV tribute to the late soul legend on CNN show LARRY KING LIVE on Wednesday night (03JAN07) when they discovered his widow would be taking...

Brown Told Lawyers To Dna Test His Son From His Deathbed

JAMES BROWN instructed his attorneys to carry out DNA tests to determine whether his wife's son JAMES BROWN II was really his in the hours before he died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Family lawyer DEBRA...

Brown's Widow Fears She's Lost Home

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE fears she has lost the mansion she has called home for the past decade as part of a shady tax-saving move pulled off by her late husband. Hynie...

Stunned Sharpton Tried To Pass Off Brown's Death As Bad Dream

US civil rights leader REV AL SHARPTON was so stunned by the news his longtime friend and mentor JAMES BROWN had died, he tried to shake off the late-night phone call as a bad dream....

Hynie: 'Brown Was Planning To Renew Wedding Vows When He Died

Late soul great JAMES BROWN was making plans to renew his vows to wife TOMI RAE HYNIE when he died on Christmas Day (25DEC06), according to his widow. Hynie reveals her husband was planning a...

Fascinating Fact 2642

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE was performing as JANIS JOPLIN in a tribute concert revue when the late soul star hired her as his backing singer. She sang Joplin's MERCEDES BENZ hit in her...

Brown's Widow Was Battling Pill Addiction When Soul Great Died

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE was battling a painkiller addiction in hospital when she learned her husband had died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Brown insisted his wife take time off to seek help for...

Ll Cool J Mourns Brown

LL COOL J was hit hard by the recent death of mentor JAMES BROWN - as the late soul star was a key influence in the rapper's career. Brown passed away on Christmas Day (25DEC06)...

Brown's Band Will Continue To Tour

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's band will continue to tour and carry on the soul singer's musical legacy after his death on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Brown's band, the SOUL GENERALS, may be touring by February (07), according...

Jackson Attends Brown's Public Funeral

Soul legend JAMES BROWN was laid to rest on Saturday (30DEC06) at a public funeral attended by thousands, including pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON. The Godfather Of Soul, who died suddenly on Christmas Day (25DEC06) after...

Final Tribute To James Brown

Fans and famous faces filled a stadium on Saturday in a final tribute to soul legend James Brown. The energetic and joyful send-off from the singers home town stadium, the James Brown Arena, was seen...

By on 31 December 2006

Brown Buried Today

LATEST: Late soul legend JAMES BROWN is to be buried in his hometown of Augusta, Georgia today (30DEC06). Thousands of fans are expected to gather at the James Brown Arena and on the streets outside...

Thousands Party For James Brown

Thousands of people danced in the streets of Harlem in New York yesterday to pay their respects to legendary music star James Brown.Known as the Godfather of Soul, his body was carried in a gold...

By on 29 December 2006

Usher Pays Tribute To Brown

R+B heart-throb USHER has paid tribute to his idol and friend JAMES BROWN, hailing the funk legend as "in a class by himself". The stars duetted at the 2005 Grammys and Usher was honoured when...

Thousands Pay Tribute To Brown

LATEST: Thousands of fans paid their last respects to soul legend JAMES BROWN at the Apollo Theater in New York City yesterday (28DEC06), where he was lying in state. The star, who died on Monday...

Brown Funeral Finalised

LATEST: Details of late soul legend JAMES BROWN's funeral have been finalised, with his widow confirming she'll accompany his body until he is buried on Saturday (30DEC06). TOMI RAE HYNIE's attendance at the string of...

Usher And Fergie Eye James Brown Biopic

LATEST: R+B heart-throb USHER and THE BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE are reportedly vying for roles in the upcoming JAMES BROWN biopic. Just days after the funk legend died of pneumonia on Christmas Day (25DEC06),...

Widow: 'Brown Wanted Home To Be The Next Graceland'

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow is desperate to turn the soul star's home into a museum for devoted fans, maintaining the singer "wanted a Graceland". TOMI RAE HYNIE, 36, was locked out of Brown's home by...

Brown Replacement Named For New Year's Eve

LATEST: Fans planning to attend the New Year's Eve (31DEC06) performance by late musical legend JAMES BROWN have been offered a replacement line-up by event promoters. Brown was scheduled to play the BB King Blues...

Soul Revival

Just one day after the death of James Brown at age 73 from congestive heart failure, Spike Lee has been signed to direct a biographical movie about the singer, Daily Variety reported today (Wednesday). The...

James Brown To Lie In State

Legendary music star James Brown will lie in state in New York on Thursday so the public can say goodbye.The Godfather of Soul will lie on the stage of the Apollo theatre in Harlem, New...

By on 27 December 2006

Brown's Body To Lie At The Apollo

LATEST: The body of JAMES BROWN will lie in state in the New York venue where he first cemented his place in music history in the 1960s. Brown's coffin will rest on the stage of...

Stars Pay Tribute To James Brown

Tributes have poured in for late soul legend JAMES BROWN, who died on Christmas day (25DEC06). He was 73. The singer, dubbed the 'Godfather of Soul', passed away unexpectedly in hospital in Atlanta, Georgia after...

Widow Evicted From Brown Home

The widow of late soul legend JAMES BROWN has been evicted from the couple's South Carolina home - with lawyers claiming the pair were never "legally married". TOMI RAE HYNIE was denied entry to Brown's...

Lee Signs Up For Brown Biopic

SPIKE LEE has signed up to direct a movie about the life of late soul legend JAMES BROWN. The Paramount Pictures-funded film will begin shooting in 2008, with A BEAUTIFUL MIND producer BRIAN GRAZER at...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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